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Employment Law

an introduction

Fourth Edition

Stephen Taylor and Astra Emir

April 2015

ISBN: 9780198705390

662 pages
Paperback
246x189mm

In Stock

Price: £41.99

Employment Law, Fourth Edition provides a complete and accessible introduction to the subject, with a wealth of practical activities and a unique chapter on preparing and presenting a case.

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Employment Law, Fourth Edition provides a complete and accessible introduction to the subject, with a wealth of practical activities and a unique chapter on preparing and presenting a case.

  • The most complete and accessible introduction to employment law, suitable for students from a variety of academic backgrounds including HRM and business management.
  • Case exhibits and activities in every chapter enable students to apply and develop their understanding.
  • The expert author team combine a wealth of experience in teaching, examining, and practising employment law to give students a firm understanding of the subject in a range of contexts.
  • The only textbook suitable for non-law specialists to provide a chapter on preparing and presenting a case, allowing students to demonstrate their learning in a tribunal scenario.

New to this edition

  • Full coverage of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act, 2013 and the Children and Families Act, 2014.
  • Revision of core legal content including changes to unfair dismissal, TUPE, tribunal reforms, pensions, whistle blowing, flexible working arrangements, and executive pay.
  • Changes in the law and new case law addressed fully throughout every chapter, including updated activities, exhibits, and case studies.

About the Author(s)

Stephen Taylor, CIPD Chief Examiner and Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management, University of Exeter Business School, and Astra Emir, is a Barrister-at-Law

Stephen Taylor is CIPD Chief Examiner and Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management at the University of Exeter Business School.

Astra Emir is a Barrister specialising mainly in employment, transport, and regulatory law and is the author of Selwyn's Law of Employment. She was called to the Bar in 1992.

Table of Contents

    Part One - Foundations
    1: The rise of employment law
    2: Sources of employment law and institutions
    3: Barriers to employment rights
    Part Two - The contract of employment
    4: Unfair dismissal-reasons and remedies
    5: Unfair dismissal-reasonableness
    6: Redundancy
    7: Contractual employment rights
    8: Implied terms
    9: Wrongful and constructive dismissal
    Part Three - Discrimination law
    10: Introducing discrimination law
    11: The Equality Act 2010: key concepts
    12: Age discrimination
    13: Disability discrimination
    14: Race discrimination
    15: Religious discrimination
    16: Sex discrimination
    17: Sex-related characteristics (gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation)
    18: Equal pay
    19: Atypical workers
    Part Four - Employment policy and practice
    20: Family-friendly statutes
    21: Wages and benefits
    22: Privacy and confidentiality
    23: TUPE
    Part Five - Health and safety
    24: Part five - Health and safety
    25: Health and safety-the civil law
    26: Working time
    Part Six - Collective employment law
    27: Freedom of association
    28: Consultation and bargaining
    29: Industrial action
    Part Seven - Employment law in action
    30: Employment tribunal procedure
    31: Preparing and presenting a case

Reviews

Taylor and Emir is clear and easily accessible, with good connections to cases and practical examples. It has strong links with the actual learning needs and outcomes of employment law modules, including those for non-legal specialists. - Paul Leonard, Senior Lecturer, Newcastle Business School